A 38yr old man Wanangwa Mwaluwali is in police custody in Nkhatabay for removing a rulling DPP flag.
What happened was that on 19/04/2016 at around 1400hrs, Mr Manson Chirwa 39 yrs village Kang’oma TA Mankhambira Nkhatabay District delegated some boys to erect flags for the rulling party DPP around Nkhatabay trading centre in preparation for the coming of the president of the Republic of Malawi Prof Arthur Peter Mutharika in the area on 30/04/2016.
After the flags were erected, the suspect removed away some flags claiming that they were erected very close to his business premises.
Matter was reported to police and scene of incident was visited which led to the arrest of the suspect and recovery of one flag that was removed.
The suspect appeared in court on charges of Conduct Likely to Cause a Breach of Peace. He is now on bail.
The suspect comes from Mwanyesha village TA Kyungu Karonga District.